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Job Wanted: Museum or Gallery Worker

Name of Applicant: Kat Eastman

Email Address: katbearfoot [at] yahoo [dot] com

Type of Work Desired: Visual artist (painter, printmaker, photographer), Museum worker/ archivist, Gallery worker, Anthropology intern

Job Location Desired: Merida/ Yucatan

Resume or Qualification Description: Resume is below, and to the right is an image of my work. I hold a bachelor of arts degree in painting and printmaking with a minor in anthropology (emphasis in cultural). I have museum and gallery experience, including design and installation of anthropology exhibits, art exhibits, and archival work. I am a visual artist with art displayed and sold in the US and China.

Any Additional Information: I am available to begin employment starting July 2014. I also create humorous artwork that is ‘edgier’ and sillier than the work posted here. I am also open to an unpaid opportunity as well!

RESUME:

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Art in Studio Arts, Emphases in Painting and Printmaking May 2011
Minor in Anthropology, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS USA GPA 3.0

EDUCATION & MUSEUM EXPERIENCE

English Language Teacher, Meijia Bilingual Kindergarten, full-time Oct. 2012- July 2014
Private school, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
-Taught students ranging from age 2-7
-Created lesson plans, performed child care, taught sign language (ASL)

English Language Teacher, EF English First Shijiazhuang, full-time May 2012- Sept. 2012
English training school, Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China
-Taught students age 4-adult, taught levels ranging from beginner to advanced
-Generated lesson plans, performed placement testing, conducted student evaluations and progress updates

Museum Camp-In Specialist, Exploration Place, Jan. 2012- May 2012
Science Museum, Wichita, KS USA
-Instructed children in science related activities, taught concepts such as simple machines, gravity, and polymers
-Supervised and directed groups of children during overnight stay at the museum

Volunteer, The Kansas African American Museum, Admin. Assistant Dec. 2011- Mar.2012
Archivist Intern, The Kansas African American Museum Nov. 2009- June2010
Wichita, KS USA

Participant, Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology, Wichita, KS USA 2010
-Small Museum Exhibitions Course, Designed and installed exhibit:
“Life in Prehistoric Kansas: Waconda Lake” (on exhibit 2010- Present)

ACADEMIC HONORS

Miller Trust Fine Arts Scholarship, Wichita State University 2009 & 2006
Alfred and Esther Perry Scholarship, Wichita State University 2009, 2008 & 2006
Wallace Paddock Art and Design Scholarship, Wichita State University 2009
Nancy Kassebaum Baker Scholarship, Wichita State University 2008


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